Obesity in Children, by Dr. Kowshik Gupta, Consultant Pediatrician-Endocrinologist

The incidence of severe obesity in childhood is increasing alarmingly and childhood obesity has literally reached critical mass. Severe obesity often goes unrecognized until significant comorbidities such as type 2 diabetes mellitus and steatohepatitis — once considered “adult diseases” — develop. Paediatric comorbidities of obesity are more common than thought.

Many consider this as a multifactorial (genetics,

Medicentres Syndrome X Blog

What is Syndrome X or Metabolic Syndrome? By Dr. Fatemeh Aghanasiri

Syndrome X or Metabolic syndrome is becoming increasingly common due to a rise in obesity rates among adults particularly In developed countries. In the future, metabolic syndrome may overtake smoking as the leading risk factor for heart disease.

This syndrome is not a disease but a cluster of conditions as follows: